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Forum: Architecture & Design 10-03-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,641
Posted By mstrat
CA will do a material list, the more you...

CA will do a material list, the more you customize the plans the more accurate the list will be. You do need to setup material parameters too, let it know the lengths you can get, or in items like...
Forum: Architecture & Design 10-01-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,641
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
Since you are not versed in Cad programs like...

Since you are not versed in Cad programs like AutoCad I think you are in a good position to go with a 3D program for your needs.

Some who had come from AutoCad to a 3D find it really difficult to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-09-2017, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By Calidecks
If it's anything like Cali they won't fine you...

If it's anything like Cali they won't fine you for the past as long as your working to get licensed. They don't want to discourage people from going legit.


Mike.
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Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 09-06-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,032
Posted By Randy Bush
Are you sure that is not old aluminum siding? The...

Are you sure that is not old aluminum siding? The way it is caulked in looks just like the way aluminum was put on way back. Plus with corners like that don't know if vinyl was ever done that way.
Forum: Architecture & Design 08-18-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,077
Posted By Texas Wax
Pencil, paper, scale and straight edge ... much...

Pencil, paper, scale and straight edge ... much cheaper than buying and learning a digital app.

It's a basic drawing to communicate info required by BI. Not a pen and ink architectural...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,727
Posted By Texas Wax
:no: Windows back then were designed to...

:no:

Windows back then were designed to shed water. Brick mold, you know that exterior casing stuff lapped 1" over the sheathing. The bottom edges terminated on s sloped sill. Bottom of which had...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,690
Posted By John1957
Satisfy the lady and move on. I don't know about...

Satisfy the lady and move on. I don't know about you, but I would feel like crap if I finished any job that my customer wasn't happy with. Be very specific with your scope of work next time because...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2017, 01:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,690
Posted By Unger.const
I feel sorry for her boyfriend the consumer...

I feel sorry for her boyfriend the consumer advocate.......

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Forum: Technology 03-24-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,797
Posted By Cnrhodes
Revit is not hard to learn if you have experience...

Revit is not hard to learn if you have experience with a BIM type of CAD program. If you are coming from standard AutoCAD you may struggle a bit. If you have no experience I think Revit would...
Forum: Technology 03-18-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,797
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
My opinion would be to use AutoCAD and take the...

My opinion would be to use AutoCAD and take the classes.

It is a 2D program and you can get AutoCAD clones for free like Draftsite.

Sketchup is a great tool for 3D and Sketchup Make is a free...
Forum: Architecture & Design 01-08-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 24,815
Posted By EricBrancard
I don't know. Sketch up was pretty confusing to...

I don't know. Sketch up was pretty confusing to me as well. I've been using SoftPlan since I was 16 or 17 and I'm glad I started on that and not sketchup (which obviously wasn't available at the...
Forum: Business 11-11-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,001
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
That is going to take some time I think for us...

That is going to take some time I think for us (the individual) to feel the effects of, though I guess some Corporations may start before a bill is passed and loosen up some of their monies to hire...
Forum: Business 11-04-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,027
Posted By We Fix Houses
Where are you in NC ? Ultimately your are...

Where are you in NC ?

Ultimately your are going to be held responsible for any bumps in the road. You're the professional, you should know what's required.

I believe there's a Techno - Metal...
Forum: Business 11-03-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,027
Posted By griz
Get the permits. Learn the process & what it...

Get the permits.

Learn the process & what it takes. With proper planning & execution having a permit on a job does not in itself drag it out.

Check with your AHJ on what drawings and details...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,876
Posted By greg24k
Could be high water table or underground stream....

Could be high water table or underground stream. The stone under the slab is what holding your slab up, or your entire house and ste stone keeps it from settling. Seen that a few times.
On one...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,325
Posted By greg24k
No, nothing needs to be done outside. The good...

No, nothing needs to be done outside. The good thing about this straps, is that the minute carbon fiber is encapsulated in epoxy, straps strength is locked in and the strap will not stretch, creep,...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 09-14-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,425
Posted By giannid
Buy the Kabota. It's a much more refined...

Buy the Kabota. It's a much more refined machine. I've owned a bunch of mini's and never was a fan of the bobcats.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-31-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By KAP
Just take a 9-12"w x 36"d piece of ply, use hole...

Just take a 9-12"w x 36"d piece of ply, use hole cutter at each end (see drawing below), line up straight edge and use a router bit the same size as router guide bushing you will use later to make...
Forum: Architecture & Design 08-28-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By greg24k
Anderson Single or Double hung common egress...

Anderson Single or Double hung common egress window usually starts with 3′ X 4′8″ or 2′8″ x 5′-6″.
Forum: Architecture & Design 08-28-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By Tom M
The book has an indicator next to the unit with a...

The book has an indicator next to the unit with a footnote identifying egress windows
Forum: Architecture & Design 08-27-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
Min. clear width = 20", min. clear height = 24"...

Min. clear width = 20", min. clear height = 24" Total clear open area for 1st floor = 5.0 sq. ft., 2nd floor = 5.7 sq. ft.

Looks good to go.

Andy.
Forum: Construction 08-01-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,016
Posted By hdavis
Minimum distances are set by local code. Fire...

Minimum distances are set by local code. Fire safety requirements on the construction is set in NFPA Life Safety 101. Pay particular attention to means of egress protection requirements.
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2016, 04:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,227
Posted By pinwheel
Well that sucks

I mean really sucks, compared to what I was using to collect dust.

Bought this 10" Murphy Rogers dust collector last summer. Finally got my phase converter hooked up & was able to buy some used...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-26-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,276
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
"If you can do this one job for me at a good rate...

"If you can do this one job for me at a good rate there will lots more work for you in the future."

Andy.
Forum: Architecture & Design 07-24-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,854
Posted By griz
As others said will depend on what your Bldg....

As others said will depend on what your Bldg. Dept. wants to see on plans.

How much of what has to be engineered?

Geo Tech report?

Energy calcs required?

Fire sprinklers?
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